Teamed up in 2005 ... Gazsi went to Moscow looking for a new partner and eventually found Zhiganshina and stayed in Russia ... Zhiganshina competed with Denis Bazdyrev until 2004, representing Russia ... Her younger brother, Ruslan, competes in ice dancing at the international junior level, representing Russia ... The couple moved back to Germany for training in the spring of 2009.
2013 Season NotesSD Music: "Tore My Heart" and "Ramalama (Bang Bang)"
FD Music: Waltz from the soundtrack of The Admiral
2012 Season NotesSD: "Desperados" from the Once Upon a Time in Mexico soundtrack
FD Music: Music from the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack
2011 Season NotesSD Music: Selection from Cirque du Soleil
FD Music: "Liebestraum" by Franz Liszt and music from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi
2009 Season NotesOD Music: Ukrainian dance -- "Black Eyebrows and Hazel Eyes," and "Marusia" performed by Joseph Kobzon
FD Music: Music from La Boheme performed by Charles Aznavour